Dantia is committed to protecting your personal information. This statement outlines our practices relating to personal information obtained through access to our website.
Dantia has adopted the Lake Macquarie City Council Privacy Management Plan in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (the Privacy Act). It is recommended that you read the Privacy Management Plan prior to submitting any personal information to us.
Any information provided to us is treated in accordance with NSW Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act (PPIPA) 1998 and the Government Information Public Access Act (GIPA) 2009.
Collecting information about you from the website
We will only collect personal information directly from you, or your authorised agent. The information collected will be for lawful purposes directly related to the functions of Dantia. We will only request information that is necessary for the purpose of the collection. If you do not wish to provide personal information to us, Dantia may be unable to provide you with the services required.
In accordance with the Privacy Act, you can make application to consider suppressing your personal information from a public register held by Dantia.
How we use your personal information
Your information will be used for the purpose for which it was collected and your information may be used to understand business, community and customer needs to improve our services. We may also use your information to let you know about services or other information available eg newsletters and may share your information within other sections of Dantia, its agents and contractors to expedite services to its customers. The provisions of the Privacy Act bind Dantia’s agents and contractors.
Disclosure of your personal information
We will only disclose your personal information if:
- you have consented to the disclosure
- the disclosure is required or authorised by law
- where it is necessary to lessen a threat to someone’s life or health.
Accuracy of your personal information
Reasonable care is taken to ensure that the personal information collected, used or disclosed is accurate, complete and up to date.
Storage and security of your personal information
Reasonable steps are taken to protect the personal information we holds from misuse, unauthorised access, and modification.
How to access, correct or update your personal information
If you want to know exactly what personal information Dantia is holding about you, you are welcome to request such information by contacting us directly.
How we dispose of your personal information
Dantia will dispose of your personal information in accordance with the State Records General Disposal Authority.10 (GDA10).
Other important information
We track the pattern of visitor usage using a facility called a cookie. This cookie identifies and recognises the computer (but not the person using the computer) when you visit our website.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping.
Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites, these linked sites are not under the control of Dantia.
We are not responsible for the management or protection of any personal information you provide to these sites.
Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, it is recommended you examine the terms and conditions of using their website.
All reasonable steps are taken to protect the privacy of children. Dantia asks that children under the age of 18 have a parent or guardian submit personal information on their behalf when required.
Changes to this statement
Occasionally we update this Privacy Statement and will revise the last updated date at the top of this statement.